Video 3: How to Dress for the Lab? And what about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? (1 Favorite)

VIDEO in Lab Safety, ACS Chemical Safety. Last updated June 11, 2019.


Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) for short is one of the main ways for you and your students to stay protected from injury in the lab. PPE includes things like goggles, gloves, lab coats or aprons. These are designed to protect eyes, hands and skin, as well as clothing, from exposure to chemicals. PPE is the most obvious way of preventing contact with chemicals--but it is not the first line of defense. Use these video to teach your students that before they put on any PPE, why they should dress properly for lab.